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Holy Motors (2012)

 -  Drama | Fantasy  -  4 July 2012 (France)
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From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the shadowy life of a mystic man named Monsieur Oscar.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Mr. Oscar / Le Banquier / La Mendiante / L'O.S de la Motion Capture / M. Merde / Le Père / L'Accordéoniste / Le Tueur / Le Tué / Le Mourant / L'Homme au Foyer
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Céline (as Édith Scob)
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Eva Grace (Jean)
Elise Lhomeau ...
Léa (Élise)
Jeanne Disson ...
Angèle
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L'Homme à la tache de vin
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Le Dormeur / Voix Limousine (as LC)
Nastya Golubeva Carax ...
Reda Oumouzoune ...
L'Acrobate Mocap
Zlata ...
La Cyber-Femme
Geoffrey Carey ...
Le Photographe / Voix Limousine
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L'assistante photographe
Elise Caron
Corinne Yam
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From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the shadowy life of a mystic man named Monsieur Oscar.

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The movie is dedicated to Russian actress Yekaterina Golubeva, the woman of Leos Carax's life and the mother of his child. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Oscar: Céline, we have to laugh before midnight.
Céline: We'll do our best, Mr. Oscar.
Mr. Oscar: Who knows if we'll laugh in the next life.
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Crazy Credits

"Katya, for you" with a picture of Yekaterina Golubeva during the closing credits. See more »

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References Godzilla (1954) See more »

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Who Were We?
Lyrics by Leos Carax and Neil Hannon
Music by Neil Hannon
Orchestrated and arranged by Andrew Skeet
Performed by Kylie Minogue and Berlin Music Ensemble
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18 December 2012 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This movie seemed interesting to me at first sight. I thought it would be different and enjoyable 'cause one actor played seven roles. I was wrong. Except good acting by main actor there is nothing interesting here. What was the plot all about? It's very weird, faintly and confusing. It's like merge of many events that follow main character without any sense. This movie tried to be original, unique and memorable but didn't succeed. The script had many flaws and is very barren and shallow so the movie looks very boring. Life as a performance by main character is overused and looks very silly. The scene when he kills the same person as he is looks very stupid. Every next duty he gets from the superiors is just odd and stupid. The scene when cars speak to each other in the end was really pointless. Really, I tried to find the meaning of it but I didn't. Watching this movie was a torture.


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